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OHRTA AGM Announcement

Hi Members. First, thank YOU for your support through this last year. Whether you kick in through membership fees, show up to events on or off the trail, or just do a little maintenance on your own while you are out there, we appreciate you, and you help keep the...

Trail markers in Kalamalka Lake Park

Those wishing to follow the HRT through Kalamalka Lake Park will now find it easier to navigate amongst the many trails in the park. Trail markers have now been put up at most of the trail intersections throughout the park. Normajean Dec 2023 [gallery...

Starting a Reroute

Alex, Colleen, and Normajean were out starting a reroute around the muddy section at km 27. Cleared a small section, then marked half of the bypass. Still plenty more work to do. We will be looking for volunteers to help at a work party in the spring. Have a great...

High Rim Trail at Wrinkly Face

Suzanne and I (Clayton) enjoyed a short hike from Beaver Lake Rd to Wrinkly Face section of the trail.

Spring 2022 hiking / running HRT trail report

Known as julianfvicente on GaiaGPS.com, this trail runner has provided a fantastic trail report for the Okanagan High Rim Trail! Complete with 100+ photos and some video! 'The trail is in decent passable shape as far as blow downs are concerned. I took a photo of...

Snowshoeing on the OHRT

Due to the elevation loss and gain along the trail, the trail is best suited to experienced snowshoers. Depending upon which area you choose to explore, there are steep climbs and tricky descents that challenge fitness levels and require careful navigation.

Biggi – The Whole Trail

Hiking the entire High Rim Trail.

Trailman Grumpy Dan (Daniel Henhoeffer) – deadfall across the trail, Land slide reroute in Kal Park

Went in to hike up to the tower today but had a last minute change in plan. Went in at Cosens Bay and hiked south to 51KM. No major deadfall on the trail that is impassable. There is dead fall between where Upper Stone Free interacts with the HRT but is passable with...

How you feel when completing the High Rim Trail.

So today I finished my end to end HRT hike. Chopped it up into little bits over the summer but done. Many thanks to the HRT association and all those who help keep it an amazing experience. You guys ROCK!

John – Postill Rd Parking Area

Parking area on Postill Road hiking south to Kelowna Creek.9/6/2020deadfall across the trail, trail overgrown, Bridge over Kelowna Creek is out.It was a beautiful day for a hike, so we decided to take on a new (for us) leg of the High Rim Trail - walking south from...
Natalie – around km 27

Natalie – around km 27

I believe this is after the view at km 27 (that you have to go off trail to see - turning right on that road before the "horsey section" Wasn't sure this was the type of overgrown you guys want to know about or not. It's not a lot and there's a sign, but thought I...

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Natalie km 23

Natalie km 23

Km 23, descending into Kelowna Creek Canyon when heading north - deadfall across the trail. This has been there since August 2017 or more (2017 was my first time). I always need to take off my pack and climb under, then drag my stuff underneath. Then to get back on...

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Natalie km 22 – Trail overgrown

Natalie km 22 – Trail overgrown

km 228/14/2020trail overgrowni think there were tons of brushing areas where colleen and alex have already been between 21 and 23, but that stuff is growing, determined to succeed. You can see the work they have done and Tyler too, but good grief, that stuff is hardy!

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Natalie km 22

Natalie km 22

km 22 - I"m looking at the pic, is this even blocking the trail?8/14/2020deadfall across the trailI don't think my pic is clear at all. But we need to get the mess between 22 and 23 done anyway, so whoever does it will come across this if it is indeed an issue. In...

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Natalie – km 19 meadow and just after

km 19 meadow and just after the meadow 8/14/2020 deadfall across the trail, trail overgrown https://drive.google.com/open?id=1X4yUYfMa7ULgU_ZpSwI-ArNaASICfC6g, https://drive.google.com/open?id=1CGuYtHZg22ZKMDbmKtbzf8514-bkDL6E       The meadow right at km 19 - this is...

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